August 2017
Hello! Your August newsletter has arrived. Summer is in full swing here at Birthday Dreams! We've got lots of exciting things happening. Join us for some fun, social events and don't forget to get your Gala tickets this month before prices go up; Early-Bird deadline is August 31st!

Birthday Dreams Gala 2017 

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Early-Bird Deadline August 31st!

Get your tickets before prices go up on September 1st!

Individual Tickets 
Early Bird Price $60 | After August 31st $75
NEW -  VIP pre-party ticket - limited quantity!
Early Bird Price $100 | After August 31st $115 
Enjoy music spun by Wave Link Music's DJ Zack, early admission at 5PM, free drinks, appetizers and first dibs at bidding on the silent auction items.
Purchase a table with 10 seats for your family & friends! 
Early Bird Price $600 | After August 31st $750 

Saturday, October 14, 2017 @ 6 PM
at the
Dinner and Silent/Live Auctions
Meeghan Black
Jay Fiske

NEW Convenient Party Paks
Save time and purchase a Party Pak with your ticket! Includes 1 Pick of the Live raffle ticket, 1 Heads or Tails game ticket, and 10 raffle tickets. 
How can you help?

Make a child's birthday dreams come true by sponsoring our fundraising event.
Donate a basket, basket items, or the whole package. See our list of needed items.

Big Thanks to Our Wonderful Sponsors:

Dream Sponsor 

Auction Sponsors


Mustard Seed 
Communications, LLC

Party Sponsors

John and Linda Middlebrooks

 Friends of Birthday Dreams:

Barbara Nilson

NabobHappy Hour for Charity  
August 17th | 4 - 8PM 
is hosting a happy hour benefiting Birthday Dreams   
at the

Join us at this happy hour event to benefit Birthday Dreams! All proceeds from the drink special will go to support our mission of giving homeless children with the gift of a birthday party...bottoms up!


The Great Nabob
819 5th Avenue North 
Seattle, Washington 98109
Ph. 206.281.9850

Thursday - August 17th from 4 - 8 PM

RSVP and share this happy hour on the Facebook event page here
NWFestBirthday Dreams at the Tequila Fest in Renton!
Saturday September 9th | 4 - 8PM

NW Tequila Fest is a benefit for the Benevolent Guild of Seattle, who's mission is committed exclusively to assisting children, charities, and support groups in the Puget Sound area. This year, Birthday Dreams will be the NW Tequila Fest's featured charity!

Get your TICKETS for the NW Tequila Fest!

Saturday - September 9th from 4 - 8PM

at the
Renton Pavillion

233 Burnett Avenue South
Renton, WA 98057

The Birthday Dreams team will be there to join in the celebration and to share our mission. Join us for an evening filled with music, art, cocktails, and over 150 tequilas and mezcals.
VolOrientations Volunteer Orientations
Interested in being a part of Birthday Dreams? Join our team of wonderful volunteers. Our mission to provide homeless children with fulfilling birthday experiences would not be possible without the help of people like you.  
Join us
Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 11 AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 6 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 11 AM 
Cakes Volunteer Cake Creations
Check out these amazing cakes from our talented, volunteer bakers!

Unicorn Cake
by Penny Beane

Cake by  
Eleanor Rodriguez-Polley 
Baby's First Heart Cake
by Denise Mackey

 Superhero Siblings Cakes - by Susan Thompson*
*Name correction from last month, so sorry Susan for the error. Thank you so much for all the wonderful work you do!
  CommitteeJoin a Committee
Mark your calendars and join the party crew at Birthday Dreams headquarters!  We are located at 1101 Bronson Way N. Renton, WA 98057. Feel free to invite or share what's happening with your family & friends!

Upcoming Dates:

Gala Committee - Monday, August 14th @ 6:30 PM
Board Meeting - Wednesday, August 16th @ 6:30 PM
Marketing/Dev. Committee - Thursday, August 24th @ 6:30 PM  
  GiveSo Many Ways to Give...
Fred Meyer
Community Rewards
Learn more about Fred Meyer Community Rewards here.  
Amazon Smile
Learn more about Amazon Smile here.
Learn more about Charity Gift Certificates here.

*Don't forget to update your Fred Meyer Community Rewards account via the link below to add Birthday Dreams as your charity of choice! Such an easy way to give. (*This does NOT impact your personal rewards).

Foremost Printing Donates 10% of Proceeds from your Orders!


Foremost Printing
helps give the gift of a birthday party to homeless children by donating 10% of the sales of all printing businesses to Birthday Dreams when you use promo code BDD2K017.

Whatever your printing needs, big to small, call Foremost Printing at 206-501-5372. Files or
inquiries can be emailed to 

Owner, Ken O'Brien, started this family business years ago and is truly passionate about what he does. See his story of how it all began here.  
Offer E xpires 12/31/2017.